IN THIS ISSUE
Chewing Damage on Buds and Young Shoots in Grapevines
- a hole or a depression in an unopened bud
- holes of various sizes inside the margins of a leaf blade
- leaves that are misshapen due to marginal feeding
- young shoots that are missing a shoot tip or entire leaf blades.
This is a brief guide of a few of the most common chewing insects found in early spring and the damage they cause.
WineFlavor 101C: Recognizing Non-Microbial Taints
- Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017
- Time: 9 am to about 4:00 pm
- Location: UC Davis
- Fee: $200.00 Includes continental breakfast, lunch, tastings and handouts
- Program agenda
IMPORTANT: The WineFlavor Seminars are targeted specifically to wine and winegrape industry professionals and, as such, are technical in nature.
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Updated List of Diagnostic Laboratories
General Permit for Vineyard Properties in the Napa River and Sonoma Creek Watersheds
Owners or operators of Vineyard Properties (located in the two watersheds) discharging, or proposing to discharge waste from a Vineyard Property are “dischargers.” The General permit will regulate discharges from vineyard properties that meet specific criteria.
Water Board staff prepared a report for the workshop consisting of a summary of comment letters from the public and the staff’s responses to the comments. The staff report also briefly describes the actions required to control discharges which include sediment and storm runoff from vineyards, unpaved roads located on the vineyard properties, pesticides and nutrients.
For complete information on the Napa River and Sonoma Creek Vineyard Program, including the draft General Permit and Draft EIR, visit the Water Board’s website.